Sustainability at The Grange Medical Practice

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We are committed to being a sustainable practice and reducing our environmental impact. We believe that everyone has a role to play in protecting our planet, and we encourage our patients to join us in our efforts.

What we are doing strive sustainability?

Reducing waste

We are working to reduce waste in all areas of our practice, this includes:

  • Utilising recycled paper products whenever possible.
  • Minimizing packaging for supplies and medications.
  • Implementing responsible disposal protocols for waste.

Improving energy efficiency 

We are taking steps to improve energy efficiency in our practice, this includes:

  • Replacing lights with energy-efficient LED lightings throughout the practice.
  • Encouraging responsible energy use by turning off lights and electronics when not in use.
  • Maintaining comfortable yet energy-saving thermostat settings.

Reducing use of paper and plastic via using online services

We prioritize medication adherence while minimizing unnecessary prescriptions and packaging waste. This includes:

  • Offering electronic appointment reminders and confirmations.
  • Providing online patient portals for accessing medical records and lab results.
  • Using double-sided printing for essential documents.
  • Investing in digital forms and prescriptions whenever possible.

Sourcing products responsibly

We are committed to sourcing products from environmentally responsible companies, this includes:

  • Prioritising products made from recycled materials.
  • Choosing recyclable products whenever possible.

Additional Quality Initiatives at The Grange

At The Grange Medical Practice, we’re dedicated to providing exceptional patient care while fostering a sustainable and socially responsible environment. We offer a comprehensive range of services to support your health and wellbeing, including:

A proud Safe Surgery

We prioritize patient safety, adhering to the highest surgical standards and procedures.

Our Team are Antibiotic Guardian Champion

As part of the UK’s Antibiotic Guardian program, we promote responsible antibiotic use to combat the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.

We are a Dementia Friendly GP Practice

Our dementia-friendly environment ensures a supportive and understanding atmosphere for patients with dementia.

Standard End of Life Care – Marie Curie Partnership

We collaborate with Marie Curie Daffodil Standards to provide compassionate end-of-life care services.

Undertaking Green Impact

We actively participate in the Green Impact environmental initiative, minimizing our environmental footprint.

Armed Forces Veteran Friendly General Practice

We’re proud to be accredited as Armed Forces Veteran friendly, offering dedicated support to veterans.

We are committed to being a sustainable healthcare provider and minimizing our environmental impact. We believe in a collaborative effort for a healthier planet and encourage our patients to join us in these efforts.

How can you help us in this journey

  • Opt for electronic appointment reminders and access your medical records online using the NHS app.
  • Bring a reusable water bottle and a paper or cloth bag for prescriptions and supplies.
  • Be a green traveller by considering walking, cycling, or carpooling for appointments whenever possible.
  • Book your appointment online via our website whenever possible.
  • Share your creative sustainability ideas with us.

By working together, we can create a significant positive impact on the environment.

Let’s work together and make a difference!